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  • CustomWeather Ranks #1 in Accuracy in Wind Speed Forecasting

    CustomWeather, Inc., a specialized provider of high resolution weather forecast and alert services, is pleased to announce that in the first 4 months of 2012, they have ...


    By CustomWeather, Inc.

  • GE Prototype of World’s Most Efficient High-Output Wind Turbine Operational at European Test Site

    GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that a prototype of the world’s most efficient high-output wind turbine, the new 2.5-120, is operational at a ...


    By General Electric

  • Blowin` in the wind

    MIT students and staff worked together last month to install wind-monitoring equipment on a lighting post in the west campus athletic fields to evaluate whether to erect a wind turbine there in the spring. The planned turbine, a Skystream 3.7 with a rated output of 2.4 kilowatts, about enough to power an average home, is a gift from Philip Deutch as a tribute to his father, Institute Professor ...

  • Opening day draws close for Janneby wind testing site

    The only independent wind turbine testing site in the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein will soon be ready to accept its first wind turbines. The test field, which has been developed by GL Garrad Hassan, GEO (Gesellschaft für Energie und Oekologie mbH) and Bürgerwindpark Janneby e.G, received final building approval and will launch testing activities at the end of 2012. The ...


  • GE Introduces 2.5-120, the World’s Most Efficient High-Output Wind Turbine—the First Brilliant Wind Turbine

    Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced the 2.5-120, the world’s most efficient high-output and the first brilliant wind turbine. The 2.5-120 is ...


    By General Electric

  • XZERES Launches UK Web Site and Online Site Assessment to Begin Active Marketing of Its Small Wind Power Systems to the UK Market

    XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW), today announced the launch of its United Kingdom website www.xzeres.co.uk. The new site includes site assessment for England, Scotland and Wales and is a part of the XZERES WindRx™ ( ...


    By Marketwire

  • Energy answer: Blowing in the wind?

    When the federal government approved the Cape Wind project in April, allowing 130 power-generating turbines to be placed in the waters off Cape Cod, it gave a significant boost to the prospects of wind energy. The comparatively high costs of wind power, however, remain a problem. But in a study, MIT researchers have concluded that some of the price problems associated with wind power can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Best marine energy sites could be cost competitive with nuclear and onshore wind by 2025 with accelerated and targeted innovation

    Major three-year Carbon Trust marine energy R&D programme sets course for future growth New in-depth analysis published today by the Carbon Trust shows the UK’s best marine energy sites could generate electricity at costs comparable with nuclear and onshore wind1.  With continued and targeted innovation this could be as soon as 2025, once cost reductions from deploying ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Wind – green energy for Europe

    Opening speech at the European Wind Energy Conf. by Andris PiebalgsMarseille, 16 March 2009 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure for me to be here at the opening session to welcome you to the 2009 edition of the European Wind Energy Conference in Marseille. I would like to thank EWEA for organising this major event, and for inviting me again this year. I really appreciate this yearly ...

  • Dogger Bank site for innovation with another first

    New & safer installation technique used to lift meteorological mast tower on top of wind turbine foundation at Dogger Bank offshore wind zone. The Dogger Bank offshore wind zone is proving to be a site for innovation as a new and safer installation technique has been used to lift Forewind's initial meteorological mast tower on top of the innovative suction-installed bucket ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Google to test flying wind turbines in Hawaii

    According to reports, the company has selected a site on Hawaii where it hopes to develop and test its latest innovation. Makani Power, which Google acquired last year and absorbed into its Google X division, is running the project and has designed lightweight kites that can harness energy from high-altitude winds. Alden Woodrow, Google X business team lead, visited Hawaii earlier this month to ...


    By Climate Action

  • Entec helps secure consent for Middleton Wind Farm

    Entec has supported RWE npower renewables in its successful bid to secure planning approval for a proposed 15 megawatt (MW) wind farm in East Renfrewshire, Scotland. Entec was responsible for preparing the environmental statement, planning application and supporting statement as well as carrying out a carbon assessment to support the application, which was submitted in February 2008.If all goes ...


  • GE Introduces 2.85-103 Wind Turbine for Japan

    Generates High Power Output for Constrained Areas Engineered for Higher Turbulence Conditions Experienced in Typhoon Class Wind Speeds and to Fit the Unique Japanese Landscape Proven Platform of More than 22,000 GE Wind Turbines Installed Globally Today, GE (NYSE: GE) announced its ...


    By General Electric

  • GMP Searsburg Wind Plant Has Banner Year

    Green Mountain Power's Searsburg wind power facility had its most productive year on record in 2010, thanks to weather conditions and strong operating performance. "In its 13 years of continuous operation, the Searsburg facility has demonstrated that wind power works in Vermont," said Mary Powell, president and CEO of Green Mountain Power. Above average wind speed contributed to record ...


    By Marketwire

  • On-Site Calibration with weather sensors from Lufft

    Sometimes it is not possible to renounce for your meteorological stations for several days to ship them for calibration to a calibration laboratory. Nevertheless, the measurement technique should be calibrated at least every two years – The solution is on-site calibration! Two examples of such service I would like to present in more detail in this blog post: Lufft ...

  • Salazar, chu announce major offshore wind initiatives

    Unveiling a coordinated strategic plan to accelerate the development of offshore wind energy, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced major steps forward in support of offshore wind energy in the United States, including new funding opportunities for up to $50.5 million for projects that support offshore wind energy deployment and several high ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths

    It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground. Killing these iconic birds is not just an irreplaceable loss for a vulnerable species. It's also a federal crime, a charge that the Obama administration has used to prosecute oil ...


    By Associated Press

  • Orascom telecom partners with Obopay for text donation program to speed flood relief to Pakistan

    The deadly August flood waters in the Sindh Province of Pakistan have receded, but the devastating impact on life there will continue for months to come. Orascom Telecom Holding SAE (OTH), the parent company of Mobilink, the largest GSM operator in Pakistan, and Obopay, the ...

  • Vestas Wind Systems Turns to IBM Big Data Analytics for Smarter Wind Energy

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Danish energy company Vestas Wind Systems will use IBM big data analytics software and powerful IBM systems to improve wind turbine placement for ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • HBRE Wind Power Company Selects GE Turbines for Vietnam’s Tay Nguyen Wind Farm

    Memorandum of understanding to continue development of wind power in Vietnam GE to help HBRE to undertake wind engineering analyses, analyze site layout, and assess constructability GE (NYSE: GE) and HBRE Wind Power Company Ltd. (HBRE) have recently signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in developing the Tay Nguyen wind farm in Dak Lak province, located in the ...


    By General Electric

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